Articles and Interviews

Learn more about the craft you love with these crochet articles and interviews.


Adult Wooden Sock Blockers

Sock Blockers

We know what you’ve been working on this season—socks, of course! It’s the quintessential winter project to keep your toes warm during chilly, snowy days. If you’re dreading the final shaping or just want to make sure it turns out perfectly, this blocker will make your work so much easier. They come in sizes extra

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Double Yarn Susan

Double Yarn Susan

Some of the most beautiful projects come from patterns that require crocheting with two strands at once or changing color frequently, but that can quickly turn into a major headache when you have double the skeins of yarn rolling around. This Lazy Susan is an ingenious way to keep from getting tangled up. It unwinds

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Finger-Fitting Digital Row Counter

Digital Row Counter

Like a stopwatch attached to your crocheting fingers, this handy device helps you keep track of your rows hassle-free. You press the large center button once you reach the end of a row, and the device will add it to your tally—it really is that simple. Some projects are too big to try to keep

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Bordeaux* Gradient Hand-dyed Merino Yarn

Bordeaux Gradient

This time of year calls for rich, warm colors that will make your crochet patterns come to life, which is exactly what the luxurious hues of this fingering weight yarn will do. Hand-painted, this yarn would add elegance to any design, especially an item for your winter wardrobe. And of course, who can resist a

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Great Tunisian Crochet Projects

Tunisian

This new book brings you an accessible and exciting guide to Tunisian crochet. Beginners will appreciate the step-by-step photo tutorials, while pros will enjoy the challenge of learning how to apply this stitch to all sorts of projects from home décor to wearables. Embracing Tunisian crochet is a must for those looking to branch out

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9 Months to Crochet: Count Down to the Big Day with Crochet!

9 months to crochet

Expecting moms and loved ones are going to fall in love with this collection of designs tailored for that exciting, eventful time before the big day. The resources in this book are the perfect way to prepare for the arrival of a little one—it offers all the necessities in gender-neutral patterns and helps you plan

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My edges just aren’t nice! I have so much trouble figuring out where things ‘top of turning chain’ and ‘last stitch of the row’ are, so I guess and I know it messes things up. Do you have any pointers to get me on the right track?

Chris's Corner

Sarah, I can’t tell you how many times I hear this exact same question! Very honestly, once you learn the basic stitches, getting your pieces even is the next hardest thing.

To begin with, let’s practice with something simple like a small washcloth. Working on a small project while you practice will give you more confidence

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Threaded through Time: the History of Crochet

Articles and Interviews

For many of us, crocheting is a central piece in our life puzzle: it can be a relaxing retreat from everyday life, a business, an artistic medium, an intergenerational connection, or a way to reach out to a community through service. Curled up with a classic pattern in your favorite crochet spot, do you ever

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